Figure 2-8. Bottom Latch of Tailgate in Open Position.
Refer to the vehicle Operators Manual (TM 9-2320-273-10) for instructions on how to accomplish the following:
Start the truck engine.
Set the hand throttle so the engine will maintain sufficient rpm.
Engage the PTO.
Stay at the controls while dumping. If the body leans or shifts to one side, lower it immediately. If
the body leans or shifts, check for:
flat tires o low air pressure
weak broken spring leaves
wheels sinking unevenly
load sticking on one side of body
high or gusty wind
Find and correct the problem you finish dumping. Do not attempt to dump in high winds.